• Telegram icon

    Telegram

    Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free. It is like SMS, but more powerful.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch Android Wear

    • Telegram does not - currently - support VoIP calls. It's exclusively an instant messaging platform.
      Guest • Nov 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Hangouts icon

    Hangouts

    Hangouts is a messaging app that lets you send and receive messages, photos and more, and even start free video and voice calls – one...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Chrome OS Android Tablet ... iPad Chrome Android Wear

    • Its email systems voice and screen sharing file send it really good. That's why it is better then skype
      Guest • Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Mumble icon

    Mumble

    Mumble is an open source, low-latency, high quality voice chat software primarily intended for use while gaming.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux iPhone BSD iPad

    • Completely open source, very high quality
      Guest • Nov 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Mumble requires a server. Skype is end-to-end
      Guest • Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Communication more lightweight due to new opus codec when communicating
      Guest • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • Viber icon

    Viber

    Viber is a mobile application that lets you make free phone calls and send text messages to anyone who also has the application...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Windows RT ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Blackberry 10 Apple Watch

  • Facebook Messenger icon

    Facebook Messenger

    Facebook Messenger is a faster way to message. Reach friends right on their phones, get and send messages fast, message everyone at...

    Free Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry Android Tablet ... iPad Apple Watch Android Wear

  • Trillian icon

    Trillian

    Trillian is an instant messaging app that works on phones, tablets, and desktops while keeping your chats neatly synchronized between...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Blackberry iPad

  • Linphone icon

    Linphone

    Linphone is an internet phone or Voice Over IP phone (VoIP). With Linphone you can communicate freely with people over the internet...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Windows Mobile Android ... iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Xfce

    • Allows voice, video and text converstaions
      Guest • Jan 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Wire icon

    Wire

    Wire is a secure and private messenger for phones, tablets and desktop. Crystal clear voice and video calls, private group chats, file...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Chrome OS Android Tablet iPad Microsoft Edge Chrome Opera Firefox

    • Group audio calls with screen sharing functionality, open source, nice UI.
      svenjostOct 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Great security, open source, video calls, responsive developers.
      Guest • Apr 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • Mattermost icon

    Mattermost

    Mattermost is an open source, self-hosted Slack -alternative As an alternative to proprietary...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Self-Hosted JavaScript Go (Programming Language)

  • LINE icon

    LINE

    LINE is a Japanese proprietary application for instant messaging on smartphones and PCs. Line users exchange text messages, graphics...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Blackberry ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch

    • Line is more responsive and reliable than Skype on mobile phones.
      gyasettinOct 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • ICQ icon

    ICQ

    ICQ is one of the oldest instant messengers. First developed by the Israeli company Mirabilis, sold to AOL, sold again and currenly...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Windows Mobile Android ... iPhone Java Mobile S60 Blackberry Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Kindle Fire

  • FaceTime icon

    FaceTime

    FaceTime is a video calling software feature developed by Apple for the iOS and Mac OS. FaceTime makes it possible to talk, smile...

    Freemium Mac iPhone iPad

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  • Glip icon

    Glip

    Glip is instant messaging for teams and businesses to communicate and get work done at the same time. In Glip you work where your...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

  • Riot.im icon

    Riot.im

    Riot (formerly Vector) is an opensource interoperable app running on Web, iOS and Android. It is built around chat rooms, both public...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad Self-Hosted Chrome ... Safari Firefox

    • It's like Skype but has open groups like Teamspeak and it has unlimited fileupload. Thanks to a server to server structure, everyone can text everyone.
      MasteLrugariusNov 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • appear.in icon

    appear.in

    Video conversations with up to 8 people in your browser - no downloads, no login. Just name your channel and you are on. Works in all...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

    • Better sound and video quality and less complicated. Can also be used without an account or subscription. More stable than Skype and Hangouts.
      Guest • Nov 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • You don't have to download it & it has no ads
      Guest • Oct 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • ooVoo icon

    ooVoo

    Free high quality video chat and video conferencing from ooVoo. Talk live face-to-face with up to 6 people at once.

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone ... iPad Kindle Fire

  • WeChat icon

    WeChat

    WeChat is a complete mobile communication and private social networking app. Free, cross-platform, and full-featured, WeChat is the...

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone S60 Blackberry ... Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad Apple Watch

  • HipChat icon

    HipChat

    HipChat is an instant messaging service designed for companies and teams. It has persistent chat rooms, one-to-one chat, searchable...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted Apple Watch

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  • Curse icon

    Curse

    The next generation in gaming communication is here. Curse brings your favorite games, friends, teammates and communities together...

    Free Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

  • Matrix.org icon

    Matrix.org

    Matrix is an open standard for decentralized persistent communication over IP. It can be used for decentralised group chat, ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted WebRTC Python JavaScript Go (Programming Language) Java Perl

  • Google Duo icon

    Google Duo

    Google Duo is the cross-platform, one-to-one video calling app that's simple, reliable and fun. FEATURES Cross-platform -...

    Free Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Tango icon

    Tango

    Tango allows you to easily connect with friends & family or make new friends. Make video & voice calls, send text messages...

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Actor icon

    Actor

    Actor Messenger is an encrypted messaging created by a former developer of telegram.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... iPad

  • qiscus icon

    qiscus

    qiscus organizes your work discussions into rooms and topics to help your team become more efficient and productive.

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Chrome OS iPad

  • Tencent QQ icon

    Tencent QQ

    Tencent QQ, generally referred to as QQ, is the most popular free instant messaging computer program in Mainland China, and has over...

    Free Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone ... iPad Facebook

  • Talky icon

    Talky

    Talky makes our big world a little smaller. It’s truly simple video chat. No downloads, signup, or payment required. Group video...

    Free Web / Cloud iPhone iPad

  • Actor Messenger icon

    Actor Messenger

    Modile-first open source self-hosted messaging platform that allows to easily create your own messaging app.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad Self-Hosted

  • Gruveo icon

    Gruveo

    Gruveo is a website for unlimited, easy and secure video/voice calls online with just clicking a link. Gruveo works on all major...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • JumpChat icon

    JumpChat

    Jump into a video chat with your friends without the need for creating accounts. Chat using just a WebRTC supported browser or phone. ...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Tinychat icon

    Tinychat

    Tinychat is easy and free video chat rooms for all. Browse through the free video chat rooms to meet friends or make your own chat...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Brosix icon

    Brosix

    Brosix is a secure Instant Messaging and collaboration tool, ideal for everyday communication for business and leisure. Two...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

  • Camfrog icon

    Camfrog

    Free live webcam video chat room software for multiple desktop platforms including mobile platforms like iOS and Android. Make...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad Kindle Fire

  • ZOOM Cloud Meetings icon

    ZOOM Cloud Meetings

    Zoom, the cloud meeting company, unifies mobile collaboration, cloud video conferencing and simple online meetings into one...

    Free Mac Windows Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • uShare.to icon

    uShare.to

    Team Communication for your 'extended' team across company boundaries - clients, partners, vendors etc.

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Brim icon

    Brim

    Brim is an all-in-one messaging app for teams. It’s real-time messaging, video-calling, screen-sharing, file annotation, screen...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad